Bellew to fight Makabu for vacant WBC cruiserweight title

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) Tony Bellew will fight Ilunga Makabu for the vacant WBC cruiserweight title at Everton's Goodison Park stadium on May 29. Promoters announced the fight Friday. It will be a first world title fight for the Liverpool-born Bellew since moving up from light heavyweight. He says he's been training for months and ''this is the defining fight and night of my...
Via Associated Press
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Tony Bellew ready for ring return after stint filming new Rocky movie, Creed

Tony Bellew says his ‘Hollywood’ experience has only made his desire to be a champion even stronger as he returns to the ring on Friday night at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. Bellew spent time in Philadelphia filming the latest movie in the Rocky series, Creed, after he gained sweet revenge on Nathan Cleverly in their rematch at the Echo Arena in November. ‘The Bomber’ gets...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

David Price, Tony Bellew, added to Smith-Rebrasse & Fielding-Vera card on June 26 in Liverpool

David Price will fight in Liverpool for the first time in two years at the Echo Arena on Friday June 26 as part of a bill including Super Middleweight’s Callum Smith and Rocky Fielding against Christopher Rebrasse and Brian Vera respectively, while Tony Bellew closes in on a first title shot at Cruiserweight following his victory over bitter rival Nathan Cleverly in November. Price’s...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview To Cleverly vs. Bellew 2

San Diego, CA – November 13, 2014 – On Saturday afternoon, November 22, one of the biggest days in boxing will take place as an eagerly anticipated rematch between former Light Heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly and former two-time championship challenger Tony Bellew airs exclusively and live on AWE. The 12-round Cruiserweight World Title eliminator bout will originate...
Via BadCulture
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleverly to Battle Bellew in Rematch November 22

Cleverly to Battle Bellew in Rematch that Headlines a Gargantuan Card on Saturday Afternoon, November 22 LIVE on AWE Christmas Comes Early for Boxing Fans with Two World Title fights plus Groves, Joshua and Smith on Gargantuan Card Live on AWE San Diego, CA – November 4, 2014 – On Saturday afternoon, November 22, one of the biggest days in boxing will take place as an...
Via BadCulture
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Bellew ready to make quick splash at cruiserweight

Tony Bellew is under no illusions as to the task ahead of him as he prepares to make his bow at Cruiserweight when he takes on Valery Brudov at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on March 15. ‘The Bomber’ moves up in weight on the back of a sixth-round stoppage defeat to Adonis Stevenson for the WBC Light Heavyweight title in November, and now wants to work his way to a World title...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Bellew moves to cruiserweight, in action March 15 in Liverpool

Tony Bellew will face former  title challenger Valery Brudov in his first fight at cruiserweight at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on March 15, on a massive night for the city’s boxing stars. Stephen Smith is lining up a massive night and is expected to challenge Fernando David Saucedo for the Argentinian’s WBC Silver Featherweight title in a crunch eliminator bout. Stephen’s...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Stevenson retains light heavyweight title with 6th-round KO of Bellew

Adonis Stevenson retained his WBC light heavyweight title Saturday night by stopping Tony Bellew in the sixth round. Stevenson (23-1) knocked down Bellew (20-2-1) with a left uppercut. When the Englishman got up, he was stunned with another left, followed by a flurry of shots. Bellew was not fighting back, even though he was still on his feet when referee Michael Griffin stopped...
Via Associated Press
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

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